Whoopi Goldberg has inked a multibook deal with Hyperion kiddie imprint Jump at the Sun.
It's the weather, stupid. Broadway followed its Presidents Day session, which set a box office record of $14.75 million, with another high last week.
Hit Sundance documentary feature "Metallica: Some Kind of Monster" has sealed a four-way distribution pact for U.S. theatrical and DVD release, with the headbanger band, IFC Films, Paramount Home…
Combo of Oscar contenders, family fare, comedies and school vacations in parts of Europe kept B.O. humming in many markets last weekend. Looking to cash in on its seven noms, "Cold Mountain" rolled…
It's Regis to the rescue of ABC, take two. Four years after his phenomenon quizzer "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" catapulted the Alphabet web to the top of the Nielsens, Regis Philbin was back…
As Disney continues to test disposable DVDs in various markets, the company with which it's partnered on the technology, New York-based Flexplay Technologies, is setting up an office in Los Angeles…
After heavy criticism of last year's event, the Cannes Film Festival is pulling out all the stops to revamp its closing weekend. Organizers said Monday that jury topper Quentin Tarantino will…
Tartan Films has picked up distribution rights in the U.K. and Ireland to Oscar-nominated docu feature "My Architect," which also has locked a BBC broadcast run following its theatrical release.
Tim Burton's "Big Fish" will open the 22nd Brussels Intl. Festival of Fantastic Film on March 12. Eleven features will vie in an international competition; 10 are competing in a Euro-only faceoff.
The Screen Producers Assn. of Australia's annual confab and project-pitching market has shifted its dates to avoid overlapping with the last day of the Australian Intl. Movie Convention.
A legal loophole may force Gallic broadcaster TF1 and Franco-Tunisian film producer Tarak Ben Ammar to pull their joint-venture terrestrial TV channels because they are on channels formerly allotted…